Venice—Study for Bowdoin College Mural
Date: 1893
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 19 1/2 × 15 1/2 in. (49.5 × 39.4 cm) frame: 25 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. (65.4 x 55.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1975
Object Number: 1975-34
About: In 1893 the artist Kenyon Cox was commissioned to paint one of four murals for the Walker Arts Building at Bowdoin College in Maine. His theme was Venice, and in this preparatory sketch for the mural, he represented Venice as an enthroned woman.
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